The conference will kick off with opening remarks by Rit Aggarwala, NYC Chief Climate Officer and Commissioner of the Department of Environmental Protection, who will provide context to the day’s discussions.
After Rit, a dynamic group of panelists will address the remaining barriers holding us back from wide-scale building electrification. They'll preview the future of energy codes, discuss the challenges of electrifying, and examine lessons from multifamily buildings that have installed heat pump water heaters.
The third event in our Energy Upgrades in Historic Buildings series will look at a 10-unit co-op built in 1926 and the challenges of upgrading the envelope and converting the fossil fuel boiler to a heat pump.
The Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program is an innovative tool to finance energy efficiency and renewable energy upgrades for buildings in New York City. PACE loans allow owners to cover the up-front cost of these improvements and can help buildings become more energy efficient.
On May 12, join us for a new episode of Urban Green Live featuring Curtis Probst, CEO of NYCEEC. Curtis and Urban Green CEO John Mandyck will discuss the latest on NYC C-PACE and answer your questions about financing solutions for energy upgrades.
It's not always easy to devise pathways for deep energy retrofits that are both economical and feasible. This is even more challenging in small co-ops that are managed by volunteer board members.
On May 17, the third event in our Energy Upgrades in Historic Buildings series will look at a 10-unit co-op built in 1926 and the challenges of upgrading the envelope and converting the fossil fuel boiler to a heat pump.
Thank you to Con Edison for sponsoring this event!
How does the former headquarters of a tire manufacturing company become a sustainable hotel?
On May 19, learn about New Haven's Hotel Marcel, formerly the Pirelli Building. Speakers involved in the project will discuss the ambitious plan for its all-electric, net-zero design and pending Passive House and LEED Platinum certification.
The Living Future Conference unites a community of green thought leaders, practitioners, and healthy materials providers focused on the built environment. On May 6, Urban Green Senior Director Chris Halfnight will join the conference to speak about Local Law 97.